Mobile Games and App Development is the first course in the Yorkshire region to combine mobile and web technologies with desktop applications development. The two-year course is designed to meet demand for technical and creative experts.
The course will provide assessment opportunities in relation to work related/employer led work. You will explore this growing industry by designing and developing both desktop and mobile-based apps and games. The course will increase your knowledge of mobile-based apps and games, web based applications, manipulating graphics, programming and designing user interfaces for digital marketing and businesses.
All the reasons to undertake our Mobile Games and App Development course
- Two thirds of the world's population use a mobile device - that is more than 5 billion subscribers to mobile networks.
- The UK has the highest number of job roles for mobile/web apps and games within Europe.
- Everything you do in your daily life can be modelled as a mobile application - this ranges from shopping to getting a ride on the bus, scheduling appointments, cooking, playing games and much more.
- The field of mobile and web application development is a growing trend and has seen a tremendous rise in popularity in the last few years.
- Excellent career opportunities - Three of the top four jobs held by web design and development graduates employed in the UK are web design and development professional, programmer and software development professional and graphic designer. (ref: prospects.ac.uk)
- 74.9% of graduates in a web design/programming related fields are employed in well paid jobs. (ref: prospects.ac.uk)
- Great opportunities to study further, allowing you to explore areas in computer science, interactive media, graphic design, web design/development, software development, business, software and mobile engineering.
- Depending on skill level and experience, you can earn anything between £20k to £50k. Average salary for web developer in the UK is £31k. Skills in both Web and mobile application development will attract a much higher salary. (ref: glassdoor.co.uk)